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obama's reelection. poring over data of turnout and the racial and socioeconomic composition of the winning coalition and breakdowns of what issues drove the electorate to the polls, all the pundits and prognosticators were looking for the formula that added up to a win for the president. now, clearly nate silver has decoded the calculus of probability. but now the question shifted from who will win to what are the voters trying to tell us? and not even nate did definitively answer that. here's what we do know. voters turned out for president barack obama in droves. despite having a somewhat smaller electoral map than in 2008, this is one of the biggest democratic wins since fdr. with florida now colored blue, the president had secured a wide electoral surplus and a sizable popular vote margin. now, the popular vote win was made possible by people who lined up in huge numbers to vote in states like louisiana or new york or south carolina, which weren't in play in terms of their electoral votes. they weren't going to be needed. but who were nonetheless determined to cast their
earthquake struck in myanmar last night. up to 12 people may have died. president obama will visit arlington national cemetery today. welcome to all the veterans watching today on this veterans day. >> we have congressman elect jeffreys, a democrat from brooklyn. a professor at the school for social network. author of unintended consequences. a former partner at bain capital and molly, a reporter for a magazine who did phenomenal work. tuesday's election brought us not just a second term for president obama but a new congress as well. there are two ways to look at the make up of the congress. one is the endorsement of the status quo. asking the two to work together as house speaker john boehner put it the day after the election. >> the american people have spoken. they reelected president obama. they have again reelected a republican majority in the house of representatives. if there's a mandate in yesterday's results, it's a mandate for us to find a way to work together on the solutions to the challenges we all face as a nation. >> the other way to interpret the results is to see them as a
and congressman chris van hollen. plus, president obama looks ahead to a second-term while republicans look to regroup. we'll ask our sunday panel about what both sides need to do moving forward. all right now. on "fox news sunday." and hello again from fox news in washington on veterans day. when we honor the military for their service to our nation. we begin today with a dramatic fall from grace of one of the most respected military men of this generation. c.i.a. director and retired four-star general david petraeus stepped down friday after admitting to an extramarital affair. joining us now to discuss that and upcoming hearings on the deadlyer thor attack in libya is the chairman of the senate intelligence committee, dianne feinstein. welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> thank you, chris. >> chris: in a statement you said you understand petraeus' decision to resign but you wish president obama had not accepted that. after more revelations this weekend, do you still feel that way? >> i talked to dave petraeus twice on friday. he said to me you know i have done an egregiously dishonorabl
.b.i. on october 31. but president obama first learned of the affair on november 8th which means two republican congressmen knew about the investigation well before the president did. >> gregg: peter, thanks. >> heather: new pentagon report on the terrorist attacks in libya showing top u.s. military leaders were not immediately told about the deadly assault on 11. consulate on september 11th. time line shows that leon panetta and martin dempsey were only alerted after 50 minutes. special operations were not going to respond for five hours. >> gregg: honoring america's veterans. president obama laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldiers at arlington today. then sending this message to our military men and women and their families. >> we take care of our own. we take care of our verses. we take care of your families. not just by saluting i on one way dai, once a year, but by fighting you every day of every year. that is our obligation, a sacred obligation to all of you. >> gregg: national correspondent steve centanni with more. steve, what was unusual about today's commemoration? >> repo
. in commemoration, president obama laid a wreath at arlington national cemetery's tomb of the unknown soldier. >> each year on the 11th day of the 11th month, we pause as a nation and as a people, to pay tribute to you, to thank you, to honor you. the heroes over the generations who have served this country of ours with distinction. >> more on all of those stories throughout the next two hours. right now, though, we're learning more this afternoon about what happened in the lead-up to the shocking resignation of general david petraeus of the c.i.a. we are hearing new reaction from top officials in washington, d.c. today. nbc news white house correspondent mike viquiera joining me live now. vic, what are we learning today? >> there's a lot of back and forth and a lot of it has to do not only with the shocking incident that came to light late friday afternoon and the fallout on capitol hill. there are some angry members of both the house and senate on the intelligence committee as it relates to the whole benghazi investigation. let's go through the timeline quickly, shall we? >> james clapper,
this is an enormous loss for our country and intelligence community. i wish president obama had not accepted this resignation but i understand and respect the decision . as for the decision that unearthed the affair. agents didn't find evidence of criminal activity. we want to update you on something that is breaking tonight. flash point of law makers. chair and ranking members were not informed of the fbi probe which apparently they are supposed to be if it involves a senior administration official. we heard from a senior staffer who told fox news that chairman mike rogers was briefs and rogers had serious questions and concerns about the circumstances surrounding it manage that we are keeping an eye on. we don't know who knew what and when and questions of having to do the investigation on september 11 and the attack on benghazi. they are looking to see if david petraeus will sit and talk with law makers any possibility of that? >> not this week. but those on capitol hill are making it clear they want to hear from the general in the future. >> i hope we have to subpeona the four star and f
or otherwise, don't forget to thank them for their extraordinary sacrifices. president obama will pay tribute to american heroes this morning. he'll lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier at the arlington national cemetery and he'll make a statement around 11:00 eastern time. >>> they served in battle. now they're ready to serve their constitue constituents. we'll tell you how it proved to be. >>> plus, republicans are looking to capitalize on lessons they learned but who's going to be the flag bearer come 2016? yes, we're already talking 2016. we'll take a look at the list. the very long list. ♪ ♪ mom? dad? guys? [ engine turns over ] [ engine revs ] ♪ he'll be fine. [ male announcer ] more people are leaving bmw, mercedes and lexus for audi than ever before. take advantage of exceptional values during the season of audi event. but when i was in an accident... take advantage of exceptional values i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. so i never missed a beat. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthc
, who passed it along to the fbi director mueller. the white house says that president obama didn't find out about the affair until thursday that, means congressman rikert and kantor knew, the investigate the fbi was investigating the director of the cia before the president did. >> thank you very much. the president has release aid timeline from the pen ben attacks, it doesn't match up with the cia version. the pentagon says it started at 9:42 a.m. in libya. but the cia says it started at 9:40. and leon panet taand joint chiefs of staff chairman, general martin dempsey were not notified until almost an hour after it began. secretary panetta did not give orders for backup until 5 hours later. read more about this and the coverage of the story on fox news dot-com. she has been breaking news all along. will the new revelations help congress figure out who is to blame for the attack and the lack of response? joining us, two members of the house oversight committee. gentlemen, welcome to you both. >> thank you. good to be here. >> hanks. >> jamie: congressman kucinich, do you have any concer
the obama administration didn't know about the investigation until tuesday. what's your take on that? >> well, there's more to learn over here. i know there are a lot of conspiracy theories floating around, particularly given that last tuesday was the presidential election. this coming week brings hearings into the depths of u.s. government personnel in benghazi, libya, obviously with the connection to the cia. this investigation, we do know had been going on for some months. there are some reports that there was some frustration at the fbi and perhaps even a complaint by a member of that fbi team to republican staffers on capitol hill. all of that is still preliminary at this point, but certainly the next days are going to bring additional questions as to when officials started to learn how high up this went, how high up in the fbi and the justice department did that investigation go in terms of authorizing the examination, the e-mails, and why, for instance, director clapper didn't know earlier and why perhaps the president was not briefed earlier on this. >> all right. rajiv chand
the board. that's not going to happen. >> who has the advantage, john boehner or barack obama? >> i think in a sense boehner's got the advantage. look what happened in the election. president obama got a lot less votes this time than he did in 2008. so, he hardly got a mandate from the voters, and boehner's advantage is that if he caves on this, republicans will be the minority party once again in 2014 and that's not going to happen. and he's got a pretty strong hand. if you don't deal with me, we're going to bring down spending substantially. >> mike: he's going to dig in. >> he has to as voters ascared. >> dave: and john says they'll not happen. appreciate it. >> thank you. >> mike: ahead, a hotly contested race, hotter between allen west and his democratic challenger. why an emergency meeting has been called this morning. >> dave: and some of our countries wounded warriors taking a giant leap this veterans day. we'll tell you why. ♪ >> america is honoring our troops were every brush stroke, we're going to talk to this artist. come out and meet him. ♪ i was born free in america tay
orr will bring us the latest on petraeus' resignation in just a few minutes. president obama can add florida to the list of states he won election day. state officials yesterday announced mr. obama captured 50% of the to mitt romney's 49.1%. in beverly hills yesterday the blue and white beginningham dress that judy garland wore was sold for $480,000. it was a major upset in college football yesterday. number one, alabama, lost to texas a&m. crimson threatenedded to turn the tide in the fourth quarter but this pass was intercepted and texas a&m held on to beat the previously undefeated crimson tide 29-24. now for today's weather. the coasts are clear and mild. but a line of thunderstorms is working its way across the country. the forecast for the week ahead shows more rain as well as seasonable cooldown in most parts. coming,, ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granola thins pack the big taste of granola and dark chocolate into one perfect square, under 100 calories. nature valley gra
obama is due to visit with secretary of state hillary clinton. the first visit ever by an american president. a 4.3 magnitude earthquake rattled southeast kentucky this morning. the quake was centered eight miles from whitesburg. earthquakes are not uncommon from this area. people from ohio to georgia reported feeling the shaking. >>> the marine corps celebrating its 237th birthday. the corps was founded in 1775 by a resolution passed during the second continental congress. the celebration includes a birthday ball and a cake-cutting ceremony. >>> those are your headline this is hour. i'm don lemon, keeping you informed, cnn, the most trusted name in news. >>> a "360" special report, "the battlefield at home" is a window into how some charities are cashing in by exploiting the plight of veterans and those who want to help them. the charity we talk about next does a great job running the charity and paying the people that run it. as for actually helping the people they're claiming to help, america's wounded warriors, that's another question. here's drew griffin. >> reporter: help hos
by a 6.8 magnitude quake. the quakes come nine days before president barack obama is due to visit with secretary of state hillary clinton. the first visit ever by an american president. a 4.3 magnitude earthquake rattled southeast kentucky this morning. the quake was centered eight miles from whitesburg. earthquakes are not uncommon from this area. people from ohio to georgia reported feeling the shaking. >>> the marine corps celebrating its 237th birthday. the corps was founded in 1775 by a resolution passed during the second continental congress. the celebration includes a birthday ball and a cake-cutting ceremony. >>> those are your headline this is hour. i'm don lemon, keeping you informed, cnn, the most trusted name in news. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 let's talk about your old 401(k). tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 you know, the one that's been lying around. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 rollover your old 401(k) to a schwab ira, and we'll help you tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 find new ways to make your money work harder. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 so if you're ready to teach your old 401(k) so
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